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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, reviews honor guards, as he takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of Unknown Soldier outside of Kremlin wall in Moscow, Russia. Seeking to improve the country's image, authorities in Egypt are pulling …

Egypt’s el-Sissi Vows to Quash Terrorism After Police Ambush

CAIRO — In his first remarks after a deadly attack on the country’s police force, Egypt’s president vowed on Sunday to press ahead with the country’s war against terrorism, secure its borders and hunt down militants.

A Palestinian boy carries a basket loaded with bottles that he has filled from taps delivering drinking water for free on March 22, 2016 in the town of Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip.

Gazans Say Jordan Restricting Movement

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gazans who endured a border blockade by neighboring Egypt and Israel for almost a decade thought they were finally catching a break when Israel slightly eased restrictions on travel from the Hamas-ruled territory in recent months.

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Netanyahu Welcomes Return of Egyptian Ambassador to Israel

Egypt has sent Hazem Khairat as the new ambassador to Israel after a three-year hiatus, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said Sunday. Khairat, arrived on Friday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed his return to Israel saying it “will allow us to improve even more